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Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

Photograph

Tugboat at Work

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of tugboat pulling a steamer caked in ice in a canal. Steam is rising from the water and an open drawbridge can be seen in the background. On...

Photograph

Albert C. Downing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Albert C. Downing, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1938 

Description: Diesel engine assembly line at Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Photograph

William D. Connor

Date: 1914-10-07 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William D. Connor, Marshfield lumberman, banker, and farmer.

Photograph

Large Bull Gear

Date: 1968-05 

Description: Bull gear for a large shaft mounted BOF drive. Falk caption reads, "Finish cutting on Schiess hobber in Shop 4. Male employee in photograph is Erv Schneide...

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Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1913-03-29 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...

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Description: Commercial district and automobiles on W. North Avenue at about N. 34th Street, looking east. The Fist National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visibl...

Date: 1900-10 

Description: Aunt Helen and Will shaking hands in a clearing near the edge of a small lake at the Garden Place.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mezzanine Floor (Interior). A flight of stairs is going up the left side of the image. Several chairs are set up overlooking the balcony. Various statues...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the second floor....

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch, both smoking, pose humorously with an unidentified woman who holds a notepad and pen.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

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Description: A "glamour" portrait taken of Angie Vail, probably while Bob Vail was in the service.

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